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Albany, NY
Financial Assistance

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether you need some free food, diapers for your baby, a quick cash loan, assistance with your rent and utilities, some fresh clothing or a homeless shelter, you'll find the resources in and near Albany, NY here to help you now.


Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 15 food pantries in the Albany, NY area.


Utility & Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 6 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Albany, NY area.


Homeless Shelters

Temporary free housing for people in need. There are 2 homeless shelters in the Albany, New York area.


Clothing

Programs for free and reduced cost clothes and household goods. There are 3 programs in the Albany area that offer clothing and other necessities.


Child Care

Free diapers, clothing and free or reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 1 child care programs in Albany, New York.


Payday Loans

Payday Loans are quick easy loans for people in financial distress. There are 2 cash loan programs available to residents in the Albany, New York area.


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Godfearing
Albany, NY: 2 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I'm a 25yr old female who just recently got out of jail. I never been the type to ask for help because my pride hindered me from doing so. I've always had a rough life due to me thinking I can face my...


ptshiel
Ravena, NY: 13 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I need 300 to help pay my rent, my mom social security check didn't go into the bank. so I ask every1 I know to help and seems they are tight on money. never been in this situation...


buggiegirl83
Greenfield Center, NY: 34 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

My boyfriend and I are both on disability. I was receiving SSI as well, but made the decision to go back to work part time a little over a year ago. As a result of me choosing to work I have lost both...


jdviking
Chestertown, NY: 68 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

need financial help very sick unable to work soon to be homeless out of options and scared !!! i;m currently on chemotherapy and now doc ordered oxygen i'm ashamed to ask but really in trouble.Anythin...


Ruslanangell
Springfield, MA: 73 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I am 18 and am getting kicked out of dcf for a reason still not know to this date and have 20 days to gather money for a apartment Please Help if you can thanks...


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